KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

E-Ling Chiu

"Meet this year’s keynote speaker, E-Ling Chiu! Ms. E-Ling Chiu is the section Director of Amnesty International Taiwan and graduated from the Institute of Sociology in Tsing-Hua University. Ms. Chiu has researched about human rights in local NGOs for over 10 years, and she is also the main coordinator of the rescuing team for Mr. Li Ming-che, who is an activist arrested and detained in China because of his advocacy online. Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million supporters, members, and activists in over 150 countries and territories that campaigns to end grave abuses of human rights. Amnesty International Taiwan is the Taiwan section of the global Amnesty movement. The first Amnesty group in Taiwan was established in 1989, shortly after the lifting of martial law, and our section was formally registered as a national NGO in 1994. Ms. Chiu will be delivering the keynote speech at this year's conference, offering her perspective on the theme of "Civil Rights vs. Government Control." She will share the perspective of Amnesty International on government control measures for COVID-19 and police violence in the Hong Kong protests, as well as her experiences as a NGO worker for many human rights issues."

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